Frederica Broilo

Federica A. Broilo is a specialist on comparative art histories. She is a lecturer of Islamic art for the Department of Communication Sciences, Humanities and International Studies of at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”. She holds a PhD in Oriental Studies from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She worked for nearly five years as Assistant Professor at the newly founded Department of History of Art at Mardin Artuklu University. On several occasions, she has also collaborated with UNESCO as an external consultant. Her early research dwelt on the Ottoman architecture in the Balkans and it has been supported with fellowships from the Oxford Barakat Trust and the New Europe College in Bucharest. Her primary research is on space, ritual and water in Byzantium and the Islamicate world. She lectured and published widely on fountains and ablutions rituals, particularly in the Constantinopolitan context.

Source: Byzantiumatankara